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Range DescriptionDryocopus schulzi is restricted to the xeric woodland and savannas of the central and southern Chaco and the woodlands of the foothill Chaco in south Bolivia (Tarija), west Paraguay (Nueva AsunciÃ³n, BoquerÃ³n, Presidente Hayes) and north-central Argentina (Formosa, Chaco, Santiago del Estero, CÃ³rdoba, San Luis and Corrientes), and transitional subtropical forest up to 1,500 m in the low Andean foothills of south-central Bolivia (Santa Cruz) and north-west Argentina (Salta, TucumÃ¡n) (Canevari et al. 1991, MadroÃ±o and Pearman 1992, Chebez 1995, Winkler et al. 1995). It appears to have always been rare, or perhaps under-recorded, but has declined over much of its former range in Argentina. It survives mainly in two isolated population centres in CÃ³rdoba and adjacent San Luis, and the central Paraguayan Chaco (MadroÃ±o and Pearman 1992, GarcÃa FernÃ¡ndez et al. 1997, H. CasaÃ±as in litt. 1998).